Academic Director & Assessor
Antonis Tyllirides is the School Director. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering, in Automotive Systems Technology from Kingston University UK. He has worked as a service manager to Fairways Nicosia and previous he has worked as a service manager to Unicars Ltd Nicosia and in DOMS & CO CARS LTD. He has a certificate in Electronic Systems of Controlling & Checking Petrol Engines and in MOT Inspection. In 2014, he completed the HRDA training for vocational training and he is a Certified Assessor HrDAuth and City & Guilds Institute of London.
Internal Quality Assurance & Assessor
George Papadakis holds a Diploma in Automobile Engineering from Chelsea College of Aeronautical and Automobile Engineering. He has worked as an After Sales Manager to the biggest car dealerships in Cyprus. He is an official scrutineer of Cyprus Automobile Association (CAA) for Cyprus Rally and technical delegate for International Automobile Federation (FIA).
Program Coordinator & Assessor
Rafael Rafael is the Programme Coordinator of the School. He holds an Associate Degree in Automotive Engineering Technology from New York Technical College. He is a Certified Technician from National Institute for Automotive Service Cyprus. He also, has a Certificate of attendance by Cyprus Association of Automotive Engineers on MOT Testing Technician and he is Accredited Air Conditioning Technician - refrigerant handler (meeting EC regulation EC307/2008). Since 1988 he is a service manager and director of his own garage and since 2002 he is a MOT inspector. He is a Certified Assessor HrDAuth and City & Guilds Institute of London.
Stavros Metochis has graduated from the Willesden College of Technology in Automobile Engineering (TEC). He has a Certificate Training in installing, servicing and repairing GFI automotive LPG systems. He is also, a Manager of self-owned garage and he has experience more than 30 years in car diagnosis, repairs and maintenance. He is a Certified Assessor HrDAuth and City & Guilds Institute of London.
Vasilis Vasiliou has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has worked as an Importer After Sales Service Manager to Unicars Ltd Nicosia. He is an instructor for Professional drivers to renew their professional driving license as per the European Union regulations and for Professional mechanics for auto-gas applications. He also, completed the HRDA training for vocational training and he is a Certified Assessor HrDAuth.
Nikos Georgiades has a Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Frederick Institute of Technology. He has vast experience in the field of vehicle maintenance, as since 1992 has worked at car dealership workshops, starting from mechanical engineer, and head up to workshop manager.
Aristodemos Photiou, has a BEng (Hons.) in Automotive Engineering at Coventry University (United Kingdom) and a Diploma of Technician Engineer in Mechanical Engineering at Higher Technical Institute (HTI) (Nicosia Cyprus). He started working for Unicars Ltd Nicosia, which he was responsible for the services of the brands of VW group. After a period of four years, he moved to the department of the importer. His responsibilities were: technical support to the workshop, attend technical training from manufacturers and train personnel for the new models or technologies and support customer care department of the company. He also, completed the HRDA training for vocational training and he is a Certified Assessor HrDAuth.
Ioannis Ioannou, has a BSc in Automotive Engineering from Frederick University of Cyprus and a diploma from Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, School of Technological Applications, Department of Vehicle Engineering. He has worked as an Automotive Electrician and Diagnostician to Michael' s Automotive Ltd Cyprus, as a Technician – Service Advisor to Unicars Ltd, Nicosia and as a Technician of Refrigeration and Air-conditioning equipment to Caramondani Bros.
Stephanos Demetriou, mechanical and Motorsport engineering graduate with further training in Sales. Dedicated to all aspects of Engineering solutions and practices as well as all activities related to selling. A commitment to learning, a willingness to seek information and teamwork work habits have contributed towards achieving well-defined research, producing successful results and communication skills to a high professional level.
Koulla Hadjidemetriou works as an office administrator at the School. She holds a postgraduate Diploma in Counseling and Career Guidance and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She has successfully completed the courses and exams for LCCI Book -Keeping - Accounting.
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The S.o.A.E. - School of Automotive Engineering Limited is a Certified DEK of the Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HrDAuth) and its' Assessors are Certified Training Instructors (EEK).
The S.o.A.E. - School of Automotive Engineering Limited is a Certified Vocational Training Centre (KEK) of the Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HrDAuth).
The School S.o.A.E. - School of Automotive Engineering Limited is an Approved Center of the Institute City & Guilds in England.